Congressional Testimony

USCIRF Chairman Robert P. George testified on November 3, 2015 before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission at a hearing entitled “Human Rights in Egypt.” From the testimony: “The religious freedom landscape in Egypt has become further complicated over the past year, and can be summed up as... Read More
USCIRF Chairman Robert P. George testified on October 27, 2015 before Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing titled "The Global Crisis of Religious Freedom," Read the full testimony here:
USCIRF Chair Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett testified on September 18 before the National Security Subcommittee of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee at a hearing entitled "Protecting International Religious Freedom." From the testimony: "Over the past 15 years, the global... Read More
USCIRF Vice Chair Dr. Zuhdi Jasser testified on July 23 before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing entitled “The Troubling Case of Meriam Ibrahim.” From the testimony: “Meriam’s... Read More
USCIRF Chairman Dr. Robert P. George testified on June 19 before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing entitled “One Year... Read More
USCIRF Chairman Dr. Robert P. George testified on Thursday, May 22 before before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing entitled "Protecting Religious Freedom: U.S. Efforts to Hold... Read More
USCIRF Vice Chair Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett testified on Friday, April 4 before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission during a hearing entitled, "The Plight of Religious Minorities in India." Click here to view the full written testimony.  ... Read More
USCIRF Commissioner Eric P. Schwartz testified before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission at a hearing entitled "The Persecution of Religious and Indigenous Communities in Vietnam." Click here to view the full written testimony.
February 11, 2014 USCIRF Commissioner Elliott Abrams testified before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing entitled "The Persecution of Christians as a Worldwide Phenomenon". Click here... Read More
January 16, 2014 USCIRF Chair Dr. Robert P. George testified before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission at a hearing entitled "Defending Freedoms: Highlighting the Plight of Prisoners of Conscience around the World." Click here to view the full written testimony.

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